Greek, East Greek
second or early first century B.C.
Findspot: Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)
5.7 x 7.3 cm (2 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Red clay, unpainted, encrusted with white. No foot, no handles. Drinking cups without feet were common in Thrace and the Persian Empire. They entered the Greek repertory in the Age of Alexander.
From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); from a sarcophagus. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America